The company has surveyed more than 1,700 senior executives
According to GlobalData, IoT, 5G, AI, AR, blockchain, automation, cybersecurity, and cloud computing are expected to play a key role in keeping operations running during the pandemic.
Of these, cybersecurity and cloud computing came out on top with a respective 52% and 48% of respondents saying these would play a significant role.
The report reveals that 49% and 51% of company executives surveyed believe that cloud computing and cybersecurity improve efficiency.
In this way, these technologies benefit over technologies such as augmented reality and blockchain, the potential use cases for which may be less evident to businesses.
These technologies were only selected by 35% of senior executives as playing a significant role.
We’ve reported that 68% of major organizations, public and private aim to increase their cybersecurity spending.